If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at email@example.com Air #22 DC/Vertigo US$2.99 Colours by Chris Chuckry. American Vampire #4 DC/Vertigo US$3.99 Colours by Dave McCaig. Preview at Vertigo: Graphic Content Batman: The Return Of Bruce Wayne #3 DC US$3.99 Artwork and… Read More June 23rd, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
From Facebook: Yanick Paquette et Michel Lacombe en dédicace à La Gallery Date: Saturday, June 26, 2010 Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm Location: La Gallery Street: 4109 Rue St-Denis City/Town: Montreal, QC View Map Description Yanick Paquette et Michel Lacombe en dédicace à La Gallery pour la parution de Batman, The return of Bruce Wayne #03… Read More Happenings: Paquette & Lacombe at Montreal’s La Gallery June 26
Newsarama interview. #3 is out next week at a comics retailer near you. Yanick recently returned to work for DC Comics after a few years at Marvel working on various X-Men related comics. This week he was added to the guestlist for Fan Expo Canada, a show he attends nearly every year. In the interview… Read More Interviews -Yanick Paquette on Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #3
Buddy Toad Comics is a hobby store based in Gander, NL. Gander is found in the Northwest portion of Newfoundland, along Highway 1. With a population approaching 10,000, Gander is the 7th largest city in the province. It’s great to see a comic shop in a town that size, and we can thank the entrepreneurial… Read More Comic Retailers – Buddy Toad Comics (Gander, NL)
SKULLKICKERS #1 story JIM ZUBKAVICH art CHRIS STEVENS, EDWIN HUANG & MISTY COATES cover CHRIS STEVENS SEPTEMBER 22 32 PAGES / FC $2.99 “ONE THOUSAND OPAS AND A DEAD BODY” No one knows where these two warriors came from. The only thing that’s clear is that they’re two of most ornery, trouble-making $%@# that have… Read More image and Top Cow comics shipping in September 2010 featuring work by Canadians
Gene Day (1951-1982) began his career in the Canadian alternative comix scene, working with and encouraging a new generation of Canadian comic creators create their own comics. In the seventies he began his own publishing imprint, Shadow Press / House of Shadows and put out over twenty issues of Dark Fantasy, a horror/fantasy/sci-fi digest that… Read More 2010 Gene Day Award winner – Ethan Rilly for Pope Hats No.1
Another Newsarama interview – this time with Udon’s Jim Zubkavich about the new series he has created and will be writing for image Comics – SkullKickers. SkullKickers spins out of two prior appearances in the Popgun Anthology. The first issue is set to debut in late September.
Newsarama’s Vaneta Rogers talks with Dale Eaglesham about working on the new Steve Rogers Super Soldier title with writer Ed Brubaker for Marvel.
La Gallery 4109, Rue St-Denis Montreal, Qc Exposition & vente de Planches Originales Comics, BD Franco-belge, Québécoise, Manga, Art Contemporain On June 11th La Gallery hosted a special signing of “Le Crépuscule des Dieux” tome 4 with artist Djief & colourist Olivier Héban (Djief is in a red shirt, Olivier in blue). Some original artwork… Read More La Gallery Montreal: Le Crépuscule des Dieux” tome 4 signing
As with DC, Marvel only lists pencillers, cover artists and writers in the advance solicits. ASTONISHING X-MEN: XENOGENESIS #4 (of 5) Written by WARREN ELLIS Pencils & Cover by KAARE ANDREWS Something is causing the children of an African village to be born mutated. Something in the woodland outside the village. Something they don’t talk… Read More Marvel Comics in September 2010 featuring work by Canadians
Here’s the link: Webcomics cartoonist Kate Beaton interview
THE TORONTO SMALL PRESS BOOK FAIR AT THE GREAT HALL ON QUEEN WEST, JUNE 19, 2010 Because the Toronto Reference Library is having construction work done, the event will be held at the Great Hall at 1087 Queen Street West. DATE: Saturday, June 19. (Readers and performers, TBA) TIME: 11 am-5 pm (presses should be… Read More Happenings: Toronto Small Press Book Fair June 19, 2010
Released to comic stores through Diamond Distribution last week, with a wide release to bookstores in mid-July 2010, Feral House’s Siegel and Shuster’s Funnyman: The First Jewish Superhero From the Creators of Superman by Mel Gordon and Thomas Andrae looks at the last great collaboration between Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. It’s an interesting book,… Read More New Funnyman collection by Siegel and Shuster in stores!
Jury member DUANE MURRAY presented the award for Outstanding cover: Being asked to look at a bunch of covers and choosing the most “outstanding” one is no easy feat. Getting together with a group of people to agree on that could is even harder, as seeing a cover and reacting to it is such a… Read More 2010 Outstanding Cover Art: The Hunter by Darwyn Cooke
The following statement was written by Robert Haines – coordinator of the Harry Kremer Award. The Beguiling is a multiple-year Kremer Award nominee, an Eisner-Award winning store that is often referred to as one of the best stores in North America. Really, they were competing against themselves last year. What did The Beguiling do in… Read More 2010 Harry Kremer Award Winning Store: The Beguiling
Nominated twice (2007, 2009) in the Outstanding Cartoonist Category for the Rex stories printed in the Flight Anthology, Michel Gagne’s entire 200-page Saga of Rex is going to be collected in a single volume this Fall from publisher Image Comics for a mid-October release date. Description: The adorable little fox named Rex is plucked from… Read More The Saga of Rex collection is coming this Fall from Image Comics
Newsarama has posted the DC solicitations for September 2010. Generally this will only include Writers, Pencillers and Cover Artists as Colourists and Inkers are not always listed in the preliminary solicitations. BRIGHTEST DAY #9-10 Written by GEOFF JOHNS & PETER J. TOMASI Art by IVAN REIS, PATRICK GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK & JOE PRADO… Read More DC Comics in September 2010 featuring work by Canadians
If I have missed any works by Canadian Comic Book Creators, please leave a comment, or send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org Age Of Heroes #2 Marvel US$3.99 Artwork by Ty Templeton. Cover by Takeshi Miyazawa. Preview at Comic Book Resources Amazing Spider-Man #633 Marvel US$2.99 Artwork and Cover by Chris Bachalo. Preview at Comic… Read More June 16th, 2010 Releases featuring Canadian Creators
Pictures from the events can be found here: http://picasaweb.google.ca/comichistory/TorontoComicConAnd6thAnnualJoeShusterAwardsJune56th2010# As he does every year, Jamie Coville has posted a full audio recording of the Joe Shuster Awards ceremony. The recording can be found here: http://www.thecomicbooks.com/Audio/10-06-05-6thJoeShusterAwards.mp3 (1:57:47, 107mb) Introduction by the Master of Ceremonies Jonathan Llyr, assisted by Sarrah Young Hall of Fame induction for Serge… Read More Joe Shuster Awards & Toronto ComiCON audio by Jamie Coville
Aside from some mailings of plaques, some updates to this site, adding pictures from the event and our annual wrap meeting we have completed the 6th Annual Joe Shuster Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards. I really want to say thanks to everyone’s efforts over the past seven months – this was definitely a year to… Read More 6th Annual Awards wrap-up and thanks